The Use of DNA Array Technology in Studies of Ocular Viral Pathogenesis
- Viral Discovery and Sequence Recovery Using DNA Microarrays. Wang, David; Urisman, Anatoly; Yu-Tsueng Liu, Anatoly; Springer, Michael; Ksiazek, Thomas G.; Erdman, Dean D.; Mardis, Elaine R.; Hickenbotham, Matthew; Magrini, Vincent; Eldred, James; Latreille, J. Phillipe; Wilson, Richard K.; Ganem, Don; DeRisi, Joseph L. // PLoS Biology;Nov2003, Vol. 1 Issue 2, p257
Because of the constant threat posed by emerging infectious diseases and the limitations of existing approaches used to identify new pathogens, there is a great demand for new technological methods for viral discovery. We describe herein a DNA microarray-based platform for novel virus...
- Nutritional Impact of Probiotics as Protective Gastrointestinal Organisms. Teitelbaum, Jonathan E.; Walker, W. Allan // International Seminars in Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition;Sep2002, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p1
Discusses the nutritional impact of probiotics as protective gastrointestinal organisms. History and definition of probiotics; Information on probiotic bacteria; Effects of probiotics on health.
- The Role of P Fimbriae for Colonisation and Host Response Induction in the Human Urinary Tract. Wullt, Bjorn; Bergsten, Goran; Samuelsson, Martin; Gebretsadik, Negash; Svanborg, Catharina; Hull, Richard // Journal of Infectious Diseases;3/2/2001 Supplement 1, Vol. 183, pS43
Presents information on a study which examined the influence of P fimbriae adhesin on colonization and host response induction in the human urinary tract. Influence of P fimbriae on the threshold for significant bacteriuria in the human urinary tract; Methodology; Results and discussion.
- Host-Pathogen Interactions: The Attributes of Virulence. Casadevall, Arturo; Pirofski, Liise-anne // Journal of Infectious Diseases;8/1/2001, Vol. 184 Issue 3, p337
Discusses the concept of virulence as a possible outcome of host-microbe interaction. Definition of virulence; Attributes of virulence; Host factors that have influence to virulence.
- Host sanctions and the legume-rhizobium mutualism. Kiers, E. Toby; Rousseau, Robert A.; West, Stuart A.; Denison, R. Ford // Nature;9/4/2003, Vol. 425 Issue 6953, p78
Explaining mutualistic cooperation between species remains one of the greatest problems for evolutionary biology. Why do symbionts provide costly services to a host, indirectly benefiting competitors sharing the same individual host? Host monitoring of symbiont performance and the imposition of...
- Host-Parasite Interactions in Staphylococcus aureus Keratitis. Jett, Bradley D.; Gilmore, Michael S. // DNA & Cell Biology;May2002, Vol. 21 Issue 5/6, p397
Ulcerative keratitis is among the leading ocular bacterial infections, and Streptococcus aureus accounts for approximately 25% of cases in some surveys. Although S. aureus expresses numerous virulence factors, many of which are under the control of staphylococcal global regulatory genes, their...
- Genome sequence of the endocellular bacterial symbiont of aphids Buchnera sp. APS. Shigenobu, Shuji; Watanabe, Hidemi; Hattori, Masahira; Sakaki, Yoshiyuki; Ishikawa, Hajime // Nature;9/7/2000, Vol. 407 Issue 6800, p81
Focuses on the symbiotic relationship between aphid species and the bacteria Buchnera. Discussion of the process by which the bacteria is maternally transmitted to eggs and embryos through host generation; Details of the genome sequence of Buchnera which contains genes essential to its host;...
- Wolbachia infections and the expression of cytoplasmic incompatibility in Drosophila sechellia... Giordano, Rosanna; O'Neill, Scott L. // Genetics;Aug95, Vol. 140 Issue 4, p1307
Discusses Wolbachia infections and the expression of cytoplasmic incompatibility in Drosophila sechellia and Drosophila mauritiana. Presence of Wolbachia infections in Drosophila mauritiana and Drosophila sechellia stocks; Relative contributions of host and bacteria to incompatibility...
- Cytoplasmic incompatibility in Drosophila simulans: Dynamics and parameter estimates from... Turelli, Michael; Hoffmann, Ary A. // Genetics;Aug95, Vol. 140 Issue 4, p1319
Discusses the cytoplasmic incompatibility in Drosophila simulans. Cross-validation of assays for Wolbachia infection status; Geographical surveys for infection frequency and type; mtDNA analysis; Maternal transmission; Maternal transmission vs. incompatibility; Incompatibility and fecundity in...